Dispute Resolution analysis: Warren J construes the provisions in sections 4(2) and 4(5) of the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972) which apply when determining whether English court decisions/findings on foreign law are admissible as evidence of foreign law. He held that an obiter finding on a point of foreign law was in principle admissible in subsequent proceedings if the cogency of reasoning rendered it persuasive authority.
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